Project Engineer

Pareda Recruitment
Billingham, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading, global business based in Teesside.

As a result of business demands, the company is looking to recruit an experienced Project Engineer with CAPEX experience to develop early front end engineering of capital projects and to assist their delivery through to final handover and operation.

The projects vary in scope from highly profitable business improvement projects to those mandated for process safety and environmental compliance reasons.

The selected candidate will be expected to visit regionally (or globally) distributed operating locations in order rapidly to establish effective working relationships with key site personnel, quickly understand the details of the challenge or opportunity and synthesise a cost effective and executable project scope.

Depending on the project challenge, it may be required for the incumbent to continue in a support role for the rest of the duration of the project.
Key responsibilities
  • Gain a quick overview of a required project dimensions and challenge level, visit the operating locations to collect input from various site stakeholders and synthesise a cohesive, credible, cost effective and executable project scope, with associated cost estimate, schedule, contracting strategy, milestones, resourcing and execution plan.
  • Involve Company and external specialist or supplier expertise as required to deliver the project.
  • Manage stakeholders at site, sector and corporate levels to ensure effective communications and support from required staff, suppliers and executives.
  • Ensure project compliance with EHS Policy, site, local and national regulatory standards.
  • Enable a successful handover to the next phase project manager (where required) and support the project through the next phases, as needed.
  • Develop and maintain longer term positive relationships with Sector staff at all levels at the various locations.
  • Pro-actively use the risk management process and tools to ensure that project risks are identified comprehensively and mitigated appropriately.
  • Coordinate regular reporting from external and internal project team members to ensure consistency and the right management information to enable timely interventions when required.
  • To take on any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed
Are you the ideal candidate?
In order to be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate:
  • At least 5-10 years experience working in Projects.
  • Experienced in the various forms of contracts, contract definition, execution and administration
  • Ability to shape and/or review a project scope, execution and contracting strategy for all phases of a capital project and communicate them effectively.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and assessing technical risk.
  • Knowledge of engineering standards and best practices.
  • High level understanding of deliverables and interfaces between engineering, contracts and procurement, construction and commissioning.
  • A track record of leading technical teams, including contractors and suppliers
  • Ability to operate creatively and effectively at the project initiation stage (where the scope is not fully defined) and steer the technical work programme and decision making process.
  • Ability to gain the trust and co-operation of busy operations and maintenance staff at various locations and extract key information to enable the rapid development of a cost effective and executable capital project scope.
  • Strong self-sufficiency, personal initiative, and a problem-solving mentality combined with good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, planning and time management
  • Ability to share information pro-actively and persuasively to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Proficiency in use of standard Microsoft IT Suite.
  • Strong health and safety awareness

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